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LOT 0160

Estimate
GBP (£) 500 - 700
EUR (€) 580 - 820
USD ($) 610 - 860

Sold for (Inc. bp): £598

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AMLASH SPOUTED TERRACOTTA VESSEL
2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
17 3/8 in. (1.5 kg, 44.3 cm wide).

An extremely well-preserved terracotta spouted bowl with a flattened base, deep hemispherical body, and six spiked protrusions to the rim; tubular spout extending from the bowl’s rim, echoing the spiked handle to the opposite end; possibly executed as a religious or ceremonial pouring vessel, used for specific ritual occasions.

PROVENANCE:
Acquired 1970s-1990s.
Ex Rabi Gallery, Mayfair, London, U.K.
From a specialist collection of pottery.

CONDITION